Ethnic Elders Collection
Speaker: Shamsunnisa, Ukaye, 1935 - , Interviewee, Female,
Speaker: Parwez, N., Interviewer,
Summary of interview item: Recalls childhood and early years growing up in India. Mentions her family, what she wore, schooling and the poverty she experienced. Recalls going to Africa aged 15 to join her husband. Talks about her children and eventually coming to the U.K. after her children and husband. Comments on the attitudes of her children and general respect for elders. Mentions she has not experienced racism.
Place of birth: India
Education: until 8 years of age
Marital Status: Married, Children: sons: 4 daughters: 3
Periods Covered: 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s
Recording Date: 11/4/1999
Access Restrictions: no consent Item Copyright: EMOHA
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